1967

JAN 27, 1967 / APOLLO 1

1967

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The first manned Saturn IB rocket mission is a complete failure. Astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee perish in electrical fire during the pre-launch test.

NOV 9, 1967 / APOLLO 4

First Saturn V mission, the largest launch vehicle to ever fly successfully.